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CNN
Nov 27, 2012 9:00am PST
president of mexico but first a sit-down with president obama. challenges that are facing two neighbors from immigration to the drug trade. [ male announcer ] are you considering a new medicare plan? then you may be looking for help in choosing the right plan for your needs. so don't wait. call now. whatever your health coverage needs, unitedhealthcare can help you find the right plan. open enrollment to choose your medicare coverage begins october 15th and ends december 7th. so now is the best time to review your options and enroll in a plan. medicare has two main parts, parts a and b, to help cover a lot of your expenses, like hospital care... and doctor visits. but they still won't cover all of your costs. now's the time to learn about unitedhealthcare plans that may be right for you. are you looking for something nice and easy? like a single plan that combines medicare parts a & b with prescription drug coverage? a medicare advantage plan can give you doctor, hospital and prescription drug coverage all in one plan... for nothing more than what you already pay for part b. you'll also have
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 1:00am EST
book. and "mugged" racial demagoguery from the seventies to obama" i encourage your ready-to-eat it. i felt so on burgeoned and liberated i will get his rid of those bottled words. >> lazy, angry, constitution, e xperienced, holding down the fort, peanut butter, community organizer, the black hole and apartment and black share. i know i am not role i will say the most restatement that seems to be by the courage to view please forgive me they can most think of i am not voting for president obama. [applause] i feel better. say that to the person next you as well. all joking aside to bear huge tax on the aside they can say very toxic comments and not be held to the same standard. dr. hill you may have see the recent article 15 most over redid route -- white people from columbus, ronald reagan and is shakespeare. the only worse speaking those words than a black person and stepping out of line. stay q4 stepping up four per cent volume a. is a beef and near if it was not so wrong. liberty is meaningless and it is not just a freedom of speech i will leave you with this the most accurate comme
KOFY
Nov 20, 2012 9:00pm PST
low. tough day for hewlett packard. >> well just in. president obama has just landed at andrews air force base. president plane touched down at the military base in maryland outside washington, d.c. there you see it in the dark pulling in. he will then take a helicopter to the white house marin one. president obama is returning from 3 day swing through south east asia. at last stop in cambodian the president says the u.s. china relationship is cooperative and constructive and it's important that the 2 nations set clear rules of the road for trade and investment. mr. obama conveyed the message to china outgoing premier. again the president just landed at andrews base. live picture of air force one pulling in. in mere moments the president will come down the stairs and fly back to the white house by helicopter and after being over seas for three days. >> well it's about to be ill will el to bear your body on the streets of san francisco. nudist lost their battle at city hall today when the board of supervisors passed a measure banning public nudity. although there is still one
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2012 2:00am PST
. here is steve king with how president obama's mother managed to convince us all that her son was born in hawaii, not in kenya. >> i looked into that before he was sworn in for the presidency. we went down into the library of congress and we found the micro fish there, only two in hawaii. each had published the birth of barack obama. it would have been hard to fraudulently file the birth notice of barack obama being born in hawaii. there doesn't mean there aren't other ways they could have announced that by telegram from kenya. >> maybe she neglected to consider that naming her son barack obama might be a problem for her son's future run for the united states. have a great holiday weekend! in. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. with his wife, danielle, almost every weekend. derrell hasn't been able to visit his mom back east in a long time. [ shirley ] things are sometimes a little tight around the house. i wasn't able to go to the wedding. [ emily jo ] since derrell couldn't get home, we decided to
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 11:00am PST
debate comes down to negotiations between president obama and house speaker boehner. specifically what can he sell to the house republican conference. they've been very stubborn in terms of moving toward any significant raising of tax rates in order to garner revenue. we heard plans that they really do see a way forward with the combination of spending cuts, closing tax loopholes. this so-called vagueness we do not know the specifics oup, they're saying, folks, support this. however, we're hear from a lot of house democrats that they don't want any type of deal like that, even some saying it's bet gore off the fiscal cliff than accept a deal that does not raise the tax rates. as much as you hear this talk it all comes to looking good through the republican house. we do not know yet. we know the staff's been working back and forthe. there's been all sorts of things floating around. to correlate for what the tax cuts would be for the rest of the decade. it's complicated stuff. both teams growing at it. i know they spoke over the thanksgiving holiday, but we are not close to a gentlemen's
CNN
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
. we don't like it but we don't say it blocks negotiations. we're willing to sit down, work out these problems, settlements, borders, jerusalem, even, very complex issue, by negotiating face-to-face. we know there's no alternative. it's not only israel that says this, anderson. it's president obama says it. the european union says it. the quartet says it. there's no alternative to direct talks. >> ambassador oren, appreciate your time. thank you very much for being on the program. >> thank you. >>> joined now again by fuad, ann marie slaughter from princeton university, cnn contributor and jill dougherty. ann marie slaughter, you heard about what the ambassador is saying. is it as simple as that? is it as simple as israel says they're willing to talk and settlements aren't an issue? >> no, and above all, it's just not as simple as saying hamas is a terrorist organization and they have to stop. hamas is being strengthened by this. israel of all nations should understand the symbolism of david versus goliath. this is the more they act and the more casualties there are, the more de
FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 3:00am PST
president obama was first elected he talked about how to bring down the deficit and campaign promise to cut it in half and he would do it by focusing on entitlement reform. >> steve: there is the national debt right now. >> gretchen: why doesn't he bring the people to the table and say dick dishin. let's put it all on the table and let's talk about them instead of going out on air force one and getting people to use twitter >> chris: the american society of pensional they have a warning called. if congress does change yourr tax rate, there is a possibility that you might have big changes to your 401 k. last time congress made changes in congress. 70 percent of the 401 k contributions droppped and the worry is people will stop putting in and we'll stop save that is never good. >> brian: we are not supposed to be able to tax that. and we'll be able to get it out when we are 81 years old. and the other stories making news. brand new video out of syria show rebels shooting down a military helicopter. you can hear them chanting allah is great. and the chopper plunges to the ground and first time
Current
Nov 26, 2012 3:00am PST
president obama is up to today down at the white house. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." ♪ question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. before the sneeze, help protect with a spray. before the tissue, help defend with a wipe. before the cold & flu season help prevent with lysol. because when you have 10 times more protection with each hand wash... and kill 99.9% of germs around the house with each spray... those healthy habits start to add up. this season, a good offense is the best defense and lysol has your family covered because that's our mission for health. ñ ♪ >> announcer: this is the "full court press," the "bill press show," live on your radio, and on current tv. >> bill: all right. in the next hour joe is going to be here at the top of the hour, and we will talk about what is happening in egypt, gaza, and with susan rice, and then we'll be joined by john stanton from "buzzfeed" to talk about all of the latest political news and we saw over the
FOX Business
Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm EST
edson down in d.c., thank you, sir. the "wall street journal" reported president obama will also meet with ceos on wednesday. the names of those ceos have not been released yet. so we have more and more republicans hinting they may be ready to budge on tax increases in order to avoid the fiscal cliff. if the tide turning on capitol hill? joining us with more on all this, the senator of wyoming. senator, thank you for taking the time to be with us. lots of news today about how many republicans who have one sign grover norquist vote for no tax increases now kind of turning on the tide to little. you never signed that petition, that pledge. how come? >> i do believe the solution is to not raise taxes, but rather to cut spending. that is really what would be the courageous political act to say we cannot continue to spend money in this country the way we have. people believe if taxes are raised, what will happen if the government will spend more money. they will not use it to pay off the debt or to lower the deficit. tracy: you sponsored to cut the balanced approach. we're not even hearing
CBS
Nov 21, 2012 4:00am PST
bernanke is pushing for a compromise on the fiscal cliff. in a speech tuesday he said if president obama and congress can resolve the crisis unemployment would go down and the economy would grow. falling oil prices and an announcement that hewlett packard is taking a $9 billion write down. the dow lost just over seven points while the nasdaq was mostly unchanged. shares of home builders rallied on news that home construction jumped in october to a four year high. construction of apartment buildings was especially strong up 10%. and it looks like hostess's twinkie is cooked. the snack maker failed to reach mediation session. on monday a bankruptcy judge asked the two sides to meet. no agreement in place the judge will decide today if the maker of ho-ho, ding dongs and wonder bread can shut down their operations. hopefully other companies will swoop in and make those treats. >> it ain't over. you can't hold the twinkie down. >> i'm not sharing. >> ashley morrison here in new york. in sports this morning the lakers get a new coach and get a win. mike d'antoni made his debut as the lakers ne
CNN
Nov 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
. that would pay down all of the debt that obama's accumulated in the first four years. if we had grown at reagan rates of growth instead of obama rates of growth, 11 million americans would be at work today who are out of work. that's how you do it with the most regulations. >> what if we carried along the bush rate of growth of the eight years before bk? >> well, there were three periods of growth or low growth during the bush years. he enlded president bush handing president obama the greatest financial hospital past of most people's living memory. the idea that show the republican economic policies have been this wonder yus success story going back the last three decades is poppycock. >> taxes are not the only policy. when he cut marginal tax rates on gains and dividends from 2002, there was four years of strong economic growth from '03 to '07. what you had was fannie mae and freddie mac making loans they shouldn't have. the federal government mandated loans be made that ought not to be made. there was a financial collapse. it wasn't because tax rates were too low. it was because fi
Current
Nov 28, 2012 6:00am PST
president obama wants to cram down legislation or initiatives without real debate, and without true compromise. here's my question for all of these wobbly republicans and democrats who tell us the sky is falling. where have they been for the last two years? the american people have been waiting for two years to have common-sense action. i'm tired of obama putting a gun to the head of the american people and republicans who say oh, what are we going to do? they're all wilting and running around. >> stephanie: man up--i guess that's what her point was. i don't know--i don't know where to go with that whole thing. >> putting a gun to the head-- >> stephanie: of the american people. >> what was she talking about? >> stephanie: i don't know. >> i don't think she knows. just spouting off talking points. things that sound good to right wingers. [ whining ] >> that noise sounds so good to right wingers. so soothing. [ whining ] [ laughing ] >> stephanie: okay, you know, jim can do an impression of everybody in right-wing world that didn't consist of any words. for instance, rush limbaugh. [
FOX News
Nov 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
itself with all the rockets raining down from gaza. >>trace: but president obama has a commodity applicanted relationship with the new egyptian president? >>reporter: he does. during the campaign president obama was asked about the relationship with israel which was we close under president mubarak who is gone but who was someone who kept stability in the region for so many years among democratic and republican administrations here, and president obama said, he wasn't sure if egypt was still an ally. he was on the phone again today with president obama morsi who has turned out to be someone brokering the cease-fire and a meeting with secretary clinton and others and there is still pressure on president morsi, three republican senators, today, put out a statement, saying it is time for egypt to stop allowing the spread of weapons of hamas through egypt, from senatorred john mccain and graham and others, asking him to urge the stop of the spread of weapons to sinai which is a threat to egypt's national security and sovereignty. a couple days ago senator graham, one of the three sen
FOX
Nov 28, 2012 7:00am PST
are wiping -- are winding down. >>> president obama still avoiding the plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] >>> the cold front arriving. wind, not too bad. but about 30, 40 miles an hour. the rain picking up. no doubt about it. all the way up from mendocino. we'll have morning rain and then turning showery this afternoon. >>> president obama is under fire for not doing enough personal negotiating with congress over ways to avoid the fiscal cliff. instead, as alison burns reports, he's once again, taking his pitch to the public. >> reporter: that's right, tori. instead of negotiating directly with republicans, president obama's schedule includes more public outreach. he will be speaking in 15 minutes from the white house. the headline on the official website asks for public feedback and the obama we
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 8:00am PST
-core activists and ideologues. they're the problem in t washington. >> people say this will come down to two people -- obama and boehner and whether they can get their ducklings to follow them. >> herding the cats question. boehner's hand is strengthened after this election. republicans need to understand that that ideological obstructionism was rejected by the electorate. president obama is a stronger position in to see get the deal done. may look a lot like what was almost done two years ago. the difference is we've got to get it done now. >> like the election. we went through all that trouble and money and have the same things still, right? >> a big difference. i think the folks realize they got to get something done now. >> it's great reading. >> thank you. >> i recommend people do that. come back. >> any time. >> love to see you. best of the season to you. >> you, too. >> thanks. and remember we're at 35 days, folks. that's all that's left until you pop the cork for new year's. then you deal with your bank account later. if we don't get a deal done, automatic spending cuts go into effec
Comedy Central
Nov 27, 2012 11:30pm PST
its own gun down. (laughter) it's kind of like a mexican standoff without any mexicans. (laughter) of course, obama's answer to this budget crisis is to raise taxes on the wealthy just because he ran on that promise. and won the election. (laughter) it's like he's totally disregarding my dismissive finger quotes. what part of this don't you understand president "o" bama. (laughter) here's what's really scaring me, folks. republicans might let him do it, even though every remember in congress has signed the new taxes pledge created by the president of americans for tax reform, grover norquist. (thunder clashes) the two most terrifying words a republican can hear other than "buenos dias." (laughter and applause) but now some republicans are abandoning the anti-tax pledge as fast as they abandoned -- oh, what's his name? (laughter) i got it, don't help me, don't help me. rip flambe. (laughter) no, no, that's my personal train trainer. (laughter) no, the point is conservatives are jumping ship. >> i want to buy down debt and cut rates that create jobs but i will violate the pledge, lo
Current
Nov 20, 2012 8:00pm PST
for the last two years. now that election rhetoric has died down, what choices will obama actually make about energy and climate change? he admits we have a problem. that, as they say it is the first step. is there a second step in his news conference last week, the president held back on specific solutions mentioning only an education process and "a national conversation." what is the president willing to risk to address global warming and what can he do without congress's help? let's bring in congressman raul grijalva a member of the subcommittee on water and power. congressman, welcome and happy thanksgiving to you. >> happy thanksgiving to you. thank you. >> always a pleasure to have you. where will we go on climate change. we all understood perhaps in the first term, the president was overrun with economic issues and healthcare. climate change is one where many people are saying mr. president it is time to stand up and lead. do you think he will do so? >> yes. i think we allowed it to be framed whether it was the carb
FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 10:00am PST
it comes down to the spending. even if the republicans go okay, forget grover norquist. the democrat, obama, they are not doing their part, point made. >> we'll see, we are not there yet. megyn: ladies, thank you so much. coming up. we want to show you what happened in this elevator that took freedom this point -- to this point. we'll debate whether the pranksters behind this are about to wind up in legal trouble. we'll show you have the tape next in "kelly's court." but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. so i never missed a beat. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. megyn: "kelly's court" is back in session. an elevator prank meant to make people laugh, but is it legal. a brazilian tv showing people stepping inside an elevator and getting more than a lift. watch. megyn: we are sick here because we are laughing. some top lawyers are not laughing and they are argue that this is not lawful and this show could get side for this behavior. really? joining me now arthur aidala an
NBC
Nov 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
initially described the event as a spontaneous fact. rice is considered president obama's first choice for secretary of state when hillary clinton steps down in january. >>> it is tuesday morning in cairo. a little after 9:00 a.m. but overnight, we saw more skirmishes between demonstrators and riot police. a handful of protesters threw rocks. and police fired back with tear gas. the protesters have gathered in tahrir square for a massive protest later today against president mohamed morsi's constitutional decree. the decree grants morsi sweeping, new powers. >>> six killed in oakland during the thanksgiving holiday, from wednesday through just yesterday. oakland surpassed the 2011 homicide total on friday. new at 11:00 tonight, stephanie reports that it could be far worse. >> actions speak louder than words. >> reporter: his audience tonight, new parolees at a hayward halfway house. kevin grant connects with them because he used to be one of them. in and out of prison, like the college friends he grew up with in oakland. but kevin grant wants to rewrite that story. he left his last pri
MSNBC
Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
this message to heart over this thanksgiving dinner. he grandstand by talking about obama care, or he can get down to the brass tacks and tell his party fanatic that they are going to have to budge on tax hikes. think about it over your turkey and stuffing, speaker boehner. and by the way, you can put some gravy on that, and you know the rest of the sentence. let's bring in congressman elijah cummings of maryland. he's with us tonight here on "the ed show." congressman, glad to have you with us. >> good to be with you, ed. >> we have gotten so many mixed messages about john boehner and what he's doing. where do you think he's coming from? all of a sudden he wants obama care on the table. >> i think that he's trying to muddy the waters with regard to these fiscal negotiations. clearly, the tea party lost in this election. no doubt about it. the people have spoken, and with regard to the affordable care act, ed, the supreme court, and a conservative court, at that, has already put their stamp of approval on it. we need to move on. and boehner just does not want to, apparently, accept that. and
FOX
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
. the nasdaq is down 9. s&p is down 4. >>> president obama is increasing pressure on congress to extend mid. -class tax cuts and raise taxes for wealthy americans. alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. to see if we're any closer to seeing a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. alison? >> reporter: it doesn't seem that way. president obama called congressional -- congressional leaders. but he's not met with them since before the thanksgiving break. we're now just 35 days away from the tax increases and spending cuts that kick in as part of the of the fiscal cliff. there's still no signs of a deal. the democrats are echoing the president's demand for tax increases for the wealthy. >> he's promises that will not sign any bill that benefits the 2% of the americans. >> no tax increases now for promised spending cuts that won't materialize later. >> reporter: and president obama is holding a series of events at the white house and on the road trying to win more public support this week for his approach. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:44. wall stre
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 7:00am EST
vote in this past election all the way down federal and state? caller: just obama. if people are not in there that should be, i will put them in there. if people are on the rosters that i don't like, i will not vote. . there are people i like, i will vote for them. obama is for everybody. he is trying to represent everybody. host: north carolina, democratic caller in greenville. caller: how are you? you had a caller from north carolina and she said the governor from north carolina, she thinks that he's a breath of fresh air. but i disagree with her. first, beverly perdue, the governor, she did not do a better job, but she had the deck stacked against her because the republicans were trying to turn north carolina into the way things were 30 years or 40 years ago. what i mean is they cut $1 billion from education in north carolina. the republicans did that. people should be aware of who they vote for. the guy who just got elected for the governor of north carolina, he's not going to do anything, because his constituents, supposed to be all of the voters, but he is going to repr
FOX Business
Nov 25, 2012 2:30am EST
system works bringing down prices and de do dimunition in service. more we medical care in all kinds of ways, better prices we get and better than obama care. >> but john, i am curious what you think about they go out and search around. and it is it it is 100 percent. and there is no reason. and thyself guys need to have pencil and ledger system in the computer world. they need to be transparent. it is complications . and let me and you and that is it a version of health care over seas. you think we can fix the problems we have here in this country? >> it might be. this is the greatest country in the world. you hope you get health care on your door step. it costs every american $8000 a year. that is two can half more than other industrialized nations. doubles pay double what everybody else pays for drugs. lower the health care costs. but travel, people don't want to travel away from their family it is it heartbreaking. >> at the same time a major american company. krogre for example. it is cheaper if you go to the state next door. but they are paying for the employees. >> and people
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 8:00pm PST
down so it didn't intrude on their narrative that the obama administration had decimated al-qaeda. so they ordered dr. rice, the ambassador to the u.n., to go out on the sunday shows and say that the stimulus for the murder was a video rather than a planned terrorist attack, which the am bass tore did. she followed orders. she was a good soldier. now it's all caught up to them. am i wrong? >> i think you're absolutely right. in science there is a principle which means that the simplest explanation for any physical phenomenon is most likely the true one. this is the clearest and most simple explanation for why a complete whopper was told to america on all five shows by susan rice. it did -- the real story would have gone against the narrative. remember the time frame here. we're just a week and a half after the charlotte convention. we are just after day after day after day of democrats dancing on the grave of bin laden, proclaiming al-qaeda dead since that was their only achievement in foreign policy, saying it over and over again, saying bin laden dead. so after saying that as a way
FOX News
Nov 28, 2012 3:00pm PST
. is it a negotiating ploy or really what president obama beliefs can happen? the president may be going down a new path tonight in deficit reduction efforts. it's a path that is sure to lead to many obstacles from the other side. chief white house correspondent ed henry has the new developments in a time sensitive story. >> in a dramatic move today, president obama seemed to be trying to split the budget talks to two pieces. suggesting he and lawmakers come up with spending cuts next year after they avoid the fiscal cliff, by extending middle class tax cuts and raising taxes on the rich. >> it would give us more time than next year to work together. on a comprehensive plan to bring down the deficit, streamline our tax system. do in a balanced way. >> the president apparent shift away from spending and tax altogether now in a big deal could increase the chances of a market rattling fall off the cliff. since the republicans want spending cuts included. >> republicans are willing to put revenue on the table. but it's time for the president and democrats to get serious about the spending problem that our c
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 7:00am EST
that obama-care will impose some new burdens on businesses, but no data shows 50%-to-60% will be shut down, and in general could have shown it is a marginal increase in taxes and financial obligations, and there will be subsidies in the coming years to help smaller businesses in doing that. it does have some effect for companies that have trouble offering health care, but obama- care tries to the fact that by easing into it. host: robert. independent caller. indiana. caller: the first bush texas, obama let them go because people need to get unemployment. this is another story. he will not let them slide. i'm telling you now, do you think that i am right, he was put over a barrel and this year he is not? host: ok. referring to 2010 negotiations. guest: in 2010 we had a fiscal cliff that was smaller, but on the tax policy cited was similar and we had on employment benefits ready to expire because we had a long term unemployment problem in the country. in general benefits can only be used for 99 weeks. the president wanted to extend the benefits, and republicans said we're not letting bush ta
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
you 5 trillion additional in revenue. that would bay down obama's debt by economic growth. eliminating deductions and credits to give the government more money to spend not only wastes more money, raises taxes, it guts tax reform in the future. this is something the "wall street journal" knows and steve moore wrote about just last saturday. we ought to be going for lower marginal tax rates to have economic growth, and of course obama wants republicans, some republicans to start a discussion about how they'd raise taxes, while nobody has asked him or van hollen on your show what spending cuts are you talking about, he mentioned spending cuts -- stpho: it's a fair point and dick durbin a democratic senator from illinois is going to say you need to separate the fiscal cliff discussions from any talk about reforming medicare or medicaid. the bottom line in all of this is you're not going to get a vote that passes in the house unless democrats concede on the entitlement programs, and that there is the stalemate, in the 15 seconds i have left, right or wrong? >> well the challenge is two yea
CNBC
Nov 26, 2012 3:00pm EST
more. raising taxes isn't going to deter the debt crisis coming down the pike. we need to focus on spending. we need to get president obama and senate democrats to say what spending they'll cut and how to change entitlement. >> did you hear what jay carney said in the last few minutes? he said social security, by the way, off the table. we're not going to discuss this while we do the fiscal cliff discussions. i mean, we're already there. raising taxes but not cutting spending. >> and that's exactly the point. >> social security is funded separately. it has it's own line item, it's a separate bill -- >> until the money runs out? then what do we do? >> that's not the point right now. >> it is. >> no, it's not. you won't solve those problems by going after the fiscal cliff. >> the only thing derailed is the conversation on what matters. what matters is spending. we have a debt crisis coming done the line. because we're spending too much. yet no one wants to talk about spending. we're talking about where can we raise taxes? raising taxes doesn't lower the deficit at all when you add
CNBC
Nov 27, 2012 7:00pm EST
up tonight. the count down continues. >> entitlements are off the table. i don't see how john by nor aoe going to take them out. you guys lost the election. president obama said he was going to raise taxes on the richest 2%. why is this a surprise? that is what happens at the end of the year. it is a little slow. we'll get over that. come january first, they will pass the tax cut for 98% of the people. >> i didn't think this was a mandate. i agree your man won. but jim, the basic deal was, okay, john boehner acknowledging what this was. putting this on the table and he said this a million times in return for some. modest reform. while the biggest stuff waits for next year. if the democrats say it is off the table and if harry reid is trading bars with mitch mcconnel, what is up here. senator durban said, it shouldn't be ps deal. i don't think there is a bar gain to be had. it is a win win for alabama. he is going to get the tax hikes or the rb ares will say no deal and he gets the tax hikes which is what he will prefer anyway. that is a big pot of money he can use for whatever he wan
CNN
Nov 21, 2012 8:00am PST
couldn't great more with your assessment. i know whoever president obama names as a special envoy will want to sit down with you and consult in depth on some of the recommendations you have on how to moch this process off the grund. as you know and i think all our viewers know, states for not only the israelis and palestinians, but the entire region, dare i say the entire world, are enormous right now. senator mitchell, thanks for coming in. >> thanks for having me, wolf. >>> we're standing by, watching several breaking news developments. that terrorist attack in tel aviv today, terrorists going after a bus that was bombed right in the heart of the israeli commercial center. >>> we're also watching what's happens in gaza, right now israeli air strikes continuing even as hillary clinton is meeting with the egyptian president morsi to try to come up with some sort of deal. >>> as all of these situations action all they talks continue, the human toll has mounted. officials say at least 142 palestinians and at least 45 israelis have been killed since the violence began eight days ago.
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am EST
and we all want this peace in the end piece connell come about by israelis and palestinians sitting down and talking through the final issues. they have to discuss jerusalem, refugees, in this end as president obama is fond of saying and i would agree, we cannot want this more than they wanted. we have to provide the framework, which for process but in the end we need courageous leadership from israelis and palestinians to talk to the final issues. >> that is complete the right but we have every means at our disposal to pressure those into those negotiations because the reality is there can be a two face solution dwindling month by month. now there will be an opportunity for the two state solution at the general assembly later this month, recognizing the palestinian authority. we on this side have supported this because it will strengthen moderate voices among the palestinians who want to see the politics and not the violence. the prime minister should consider adopting this position in the days ahead. >> let me agree on the first part of what he said which is confidence is dwindling tha
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 9:00pm EST
piece connell come about by israelis and palestinians sitting down and talking through the final issues. they have to discuss jerusalem, refugees, in this end as president obama is fond of saying and i would agree, we cannot want this more than they wanted. we have to provide the framework, which for process but in the end we need courageous leadership from israelis and palestinians to talk to the final issues. >> that is complete the right but we have every means at our disposal to pressure those into those negotiations because the reality is there can be a two face solution dwindling month by month. now there will be an opportunity for the two state solution at the general assembly later this month, recognizing the palestinian authority. we on this side have supported this because it will strengthen moderate voices among the palestinians who want to see the politics and not the violence. the prime minister should consider adopting this position in the days ahead. >> lete agree on the first part of what he said whi is confidence is dwindling that there's time left for a two state solut
FOX Business
Nov 23, 2012 12:00pm EST
plan has been on the mind of what investors. before the election we were down significantly below $1,700 but now that obama has four more years to try to figure out this mess and the fiscal click coming you are seeing something back in the gold market and we are $20 today which under normal circumstances would to excite me that much but trading around this area, possibly on the cusp of head over $1,800 in a short period of time. liz: what about silver contract? >>> silver on love. it has been heavily higher, it is a good level of support, the net level of resistance is $35 which could be obviously a blank like $1,800 in gold. the next couple weeks we will test it again and see how that plays out with the fiscal coin. cheryl: thank you, appreciate it. they were lined up around the block at the iconic macy's herald square. to take advantage of today's black friday deals. terry lundgren was there to help shoppers with any questions, big or small littoral year earlier, had a chance to talk about the impact of superstorm sandy on macy's bottom-line and a personal toll it took on his emplo
FOX News
Nov 21, 2012 10:00am PST
patsible in christian faith. i think it's something we get too bogged down in. >> but obama never said he's open to the possibility the earth was created in 7 days. >> the difference is important. marco rubio can say there are mysteries i don't understand, about it doesn't mean i can say here is one scientific theory that is very, very sure. another one that is very unsure. therefore they are of the exact same weights. you can say there is a mystery, i respect science is science and faith is faith and they are not contradictory. megyn: i'm not sure what i'm supposed to say on this issue as a catholic. we are taking your thoughts on it. follow me on twitter @megynkelly. a timely lesson for every motors rift. a dwi lands this man in prison for life. >> subsequent blood tests showed his floods alcohol was .446. he was 5 1/2 type the legal limit in texas. megyn: fox news alert. we are getting pictures from gaza we are told of a celebration of the cease-fire. but while they are celebrating our own leland vittert reports seeing multiple rocket launches since the start of the cease-fire. all tho
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Nov 26, 2012 2:30am PST
and break down barriers and cut through the red tape and thank you very much for your leadership. [applause] so choice neighborhoods is just one powerful example of the obama administration investing better and we do what works and stop what doesn't work and form the partnerships that we need to solve the challenges of irnlt generational pof poverty for once and for all and it takes on average two generations to break that cycle of poverty and we are trying to break it in one and the efforts we're supporting and we want every american to have the chance to get ahead no matter where they are and live, whether it's a second grader to go to school or a parent walking their kid safely to school around the corner. we recognize that america built to last draws from the ability of the future and tap all of the resources. that what is takes to build the economy for the 31st century and that's what these grants are all b it's a pleasure to you here with you. >> >> [applause] >> thank you and thank you to our hud partners and at this moment i know i don't need to introduce him. i want to present to
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Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
down his anti obama rhetoric. they said he's always been out spoken and likes attention. dad, we know you're an attention whore and all can you shut your pie hole? trump denyion the existence have any such meeting, of course, saying the rumors are completely untrue, it's a huge lie. >> huge, huge, huge lie. the kids love me. hugely. >> stephanie: i tend to believe it. >> you're fired. >> stephanie: you're fired at my children. i tend to believe it don't you? he is the douche that's ruining the trump name. >> he's ryaning the trump name. >> the fine trump name. he managed to lose money at a casino. that's really hard to do. >> it is an incredible story what he's managed to create, but yeah, i guess people -- >> but you have to be such a douche ball doing it. >> in his case, i guess you do. >> warren buffet hasn't been a douche and he's amassed a hike fortune. you trump bag. >> stephanie: john in ohio, you're on with steven weber. hi john. >> caller: hi, stephanie, how are you? >> stephanie: good, go ahead. >> caller: i don't get to see your show very often. i'm sick today so i'm watchi
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 1:00pm PST
there meeting with president obama. but before that he sat down with me here in washington for an exclusive interview. what's the biggest problem in u.s./mexican relations right now? >> translator: to build greater trust in our relationship is first and foremost with mr. obama in this meeting. the main purpose is to get to know each other. i'm convinced a good relationship between the countries has to go through the people who -- they have a good understanding. and my purpose then is to create a relationship to build a relationship based on trust and relationship that would be positive, constructive that would allow us to understand the world affairs and the world matters that both peoples have to face. and based on this agreement will reach relationship of brotherhood. >> there have been record deportations in the obama administration from the united states of undocumented workers back into mexico. >> translator: i think we have to work on this issue. especially to get to proper treatment for the people who are deported because they'll have the proper papers. but also i see with great unde
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Nov 27, 2012 3:00am PST
: exactly. >> romney made the case. you have a choice between going down my road or obama's road and the country supported obama's road as he said even if folks didn't vote for him chose his road in terms of increasing marginal tax rates on the richest americans getting more revenue. not turning medicare into a voucher system. ryan used to say when they first selected him let's have this medicare debate because this is a debate we can win. guess what, guys. you lost it and you can't have the policies you wanted now after you have. >> bill: right. again, i come back to the media. come on, we heard all of this before. you made the same arguments you lost. move on. >> compromise here. >> bill: right. we're going to talk more fiscal cliff with stan collender in the next hour. before i let you go, igor, i have to ask you. you also have reported on think progress, you and i have talked about all of these efforts of voter suppression during the election. and the republicans always claimed because there was so much
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Nov 23, 2012 11:00am EST
with president obama. dagen? dagen: thank you so much, happy thanksgiving, my man. down in washington, d.c., but here in studio with my, monica crowely, author of "what the bleep just happened?" how do they have influence over the white house and represent in terms of the private job market a tiny sliver of employees in the country? >> it really is incredible. we've seen a hemorrhaging away from the many, many past decades. you're right to say their influence is a lot. it's disproportional to the membership. it's less about the union members and those running those union,s union heads. it should be no surprise here. i mean, barack obama's sympathies lie with the unions and their interests. that's always been the case from the time he was a community organizer straight through to the president of the united states. dagen: fixing entitlements is unavoidable. we're three years from the trust fund going bust. do you think this -- they will influence the president right now? >> remember, dagen, the first group of people invited to the white house after president obama was re-elected were thes
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Nov 24, 2012 9:00am PST
, okay how about repealing obama care hillary care was reject how about cutting 500 billion from federal spend get it down to the levels how about gen rain deregulation and stabilizing the dollar. and it was almost good as gold. we can live approximate with the tax increases that are coming. and republicans should say we are not going to deal. >> woo are talk being repealing obama care. do you believe at that point honestly there is political will do do that? >> i think the republicans how to say in terms of dealing with the president. he won reelection and 230 house members won reelection on the premise of not having tax increases and not bringing in obama care. and people are beginning to realize the massive expenses and regulations and distorting of obama care that obama will do. and so when it goes live in the fall of 2013 it will crush the economy. side track the worst parts now rather than waiting until it smashes the economy. >> there is it a lot of talk republicans caving in to pressure on the tax hikings. gop has to hold firm until intitlements are cut. do you think that will ha
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Nov 26, 2012 3:00am PST
the disconnect you talk about is starting from the top on down. president obama sends his own two children to private schools because he was against the voucher program in washington, d.c. >> exactly. off hugely popular program in dc producing great outcomes. the kids that use these vouchers, graduate at much higher rates, 30, 40 points higher rates than kids who attend the traditional public schools in washington, d.c yet the president has spent his first term trying to kill the dc voucher program. >> gretchen: it comes down to why? i'm going to guess it's one word, which is unions. >> yes. it is. the black leadership is heavily dependent on teachers unions and labor in general for political support. they put that ahead of the actual needs in the community. it's a shame because it's doing real harm. president obama likes to lecture us day in and day out about the importance of education and education spending. yet he's killing a program -- he wants to kill funding fort dc voucher program. >> gretchen: i want you to finish the analysis that you talk about in your article because it's so i
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Nov 27, 2012 3:00am PST
president obama wants to cram down legislation or initiatives without real debate and without true compromise and working together. remember during the health care debate we were all talking about how, well, if you don't agree to this, premiums are going to go up. and doctors are going to leave the profession and health care will continue to skyrocket. well, they jammed through health care, premiums are going up, doctors are leaving the profession, and people are still incredibly uneasy and anxiety ridden about this. they said the same thing about stimulus, if we didn't pass it. they said the same thing about tarp one. here is my question for these wobbly republicans and democrats who tell us the sky is falling: where have they been for the last two years? the american people have been waiting for two years to have common sense action. i'm so tired of obama putting a gun to the head of the american people and then republicans just saying, oh, what are we going to do? they're all wilting and running around. >> gretchen: you're thinking exactly as i'm thinking this morning. why, why,
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Nov 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
$0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >> president obama again today defended his u.n. ambassador and setting up a showdown. it comes after another republic senator said she cannot and will not support susan rice for secretary of state. at least for now. because of her comments about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. she is senator susan collins of maine. the top republic on the homeland security committee. she met with ambassador rice today on capitol hill. i would need to have additional information before i could support her nomination. she has not been posted yet. our homeland security committee investigation is ongoing. there are many different players in this. and there is much yet to be learned. >> shepard: well, the attack on that outpost killed the u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens and three other americans. happened on 9/11 of this year. five days later ambassador rice went on the sunday talk shows and said u.s. officials believed violence was spontaneous reaction to the prot
CBS
Nov 28, 2012 4:00am PST
the two sides remain deadlocked president obama is taking his case to the american people trying to drum up support. republicans are complaining that instead of being out campaigning he needs to sit down with them and work out a deal. it's a short drive up pennsylvania avenue from the capital to the white house but congressional republicans and president obama are getting farther apart in their effort to keep the nation from veering off the so-called fiscal cliff. a series of tax hikes and spending cuts due to kick in at the end of the year. >> seems like our friends on the other side is having difficulty turning off the campaign. >> reporter: the white house says the campaign gives the president support from the american people. >> the election was conclusive in terms of which path a majority of the american people want to take. >> reporter: president obama will try to build more support when he meets with middle class americans here in washington today. he'll ask them how the fiscal cliff could impact their lives. on tuesday he invited small business owners into the oval office to offe
MSNBC
Nov 23, 2012 9:00am PST
.s. congressman steve kg with how president obama's mother managed to convince us her son was born in hawaii, not in kenya. >> i looked into that before he was sworn in for the presidency. we went down into the library of congress and find a micro fish there of two newspapers only two newspapers in hawaii, each of them published the birth of barack obama. it would have been awfully hard to fraudulently file the birth notice of barack obama being born in hawaii. that doesn't mean there aren't some other explanations of how they might have announced that by telegram from ken yashgs the list goes on. >> by telegram? i guess she neglected to consider the mother naming her son barack husain obama might be a minor setback for her son's future run for theresidency of the united states. these people are loony. from mitt romney's 47% video to president obama's debate disaster in denver, the biggest turning points in the general election. you're watching "hardball" the place for politics. >>> i'm craig melvin. here's what's happening. protesters have taken to the streets of egypt after presi
MSNBC
Nov 25, 2012 4:00am PST
, an extreme case of pre-election fearmongering. what caused a judge down in texas to float the idea of a tax increase in his state? it was about the need to beef up the military personnel, he said, in case civil war breaks out because president obama got re-elected. and here's judge head on that one. >> i'm thinking worst-case scenario. >> right. >> civil unrest, civil disobedience, civil war, maybe. we're not talking just a few riots here and demonstrations. we're talking lexington concord take up arms and get rid of the guy. he's going to send in u.n. troops. i don't want him in lubbock county, okay? so i'm going to stand in front of their armored personnel carriers and say you're not coming in here. and the sheriff, i've already asked him, are you going to back me? he said yeah, i'll back wiyou. >> looney tunes. that was his idea of a worst-case scenario. birtherism with a twist. iowa u.s. congressman steve king with how president obama's mother managed to convince us all that her son was born in hawaii, not in kenya. >> i looked into that before he was sworn in for the presidency. we wen
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 9:00am PST
at the president. the president has such a rare chance here. the debt ceiling crisis was the nadear of the obama administration. he had come to washington to unify the city and yet he couldn't get republicans and democrats to sit down and agree to a common sense agreement. he has the chance to do that now. there is a developing consensus to raise taxes in washington. that is so rare, it hasn't happened in decades. for the president, i think he has to make good on that opportunity. >> right. and you think the time is now. >> i just don't see how going -- first of all, more importantly going over the fiscal cliff could hurt a lot of americans. but i think it could also hurt the president. >> eamon, javers, i want to say thank you very much for joining us today. >> thank you. >> after the break, who is pulling the strings? we will look at the key players in the budget negotiations, to famous polls and some of the people behind the scenes. and are some republicans ready to cut ties? we'll discuss next on "now." having you ship my gifts couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2012 1:00am EST
supporting barack obama. i live down the street. let me talk about an issue you care about. that became incredibly important. >> your volunteers spent less time doing what than 2008? >> knocking on doors of people who end -- are never persuadable. the best example was a friend of mine was door knocking before the election. he called and said that me tell you a story about why you are running a smart campaign. i was told to knock on two doors. one was to chase an absentee ballot. the second one was announced the undecided voters. i had a great conversation. i am pretty sure that person is going to vote for us on election day. that is honoring volunteers and saying to the contact, you will matter to us. i think it allowed us to hit more doors and more effective or is that the romney campaign. >> how did the data play in your wind? >> in the past two weeks, it has been a little bit overplayed. it goes back to the president and his message. we built an army but when you're building that army, you have this thing called beta. data allows you to do one thing -- use your time and money more wi
FOX Business
Nov 21, 2012 9:20am EST
industrials as said are expected to be dead flat and they are, we're down .22. politics, here are the two sides of the current tax question. president obama and the democrats want to raise tax rates of incomes over 250 k. republicans oppose that. so the question, can the two sides come together and compromise? our next guest says, no, they won't. because republican will not budge on taxes and he says, i'm quoting now, the fantasy is that the republicans came on marginal tax rates, they're nonnegotiatable. joining us now grover norquist for americans for tax reform. grover, let me start with my position because i think you and i agree with principle. flat-out, raising tax rates, real bad, bad idea. here is where i disagree with you, i disagree because of political reality. i think the president holds the cards and can force the republicans to cave. tell me i'm wrong. >> well, that's the president's narrative. he thinks it's just like 2008, when he won the presidency, and now he's got all of this power. remember how quickly he threw away his 70% approval rating from the 2008 election, when
MSNBC
Nov 21, 2012 2:30am PST
with a plan to go out of business after last-minute talks with striking workers broke down yesterday. the company and bakers union had entered mediation in an effort to try to save over 18,000 jobs. >>> president obama is calling on congress to follow the example set by former u.s. senator warren rudman of new hampshire who called for bipartisanship during his time in washington. he passed away on monday from complications from lymphoma. he warned against large federal deficits and was a fierce critic of the reagan administration in the 1980s iran-contra affair. >> the american people have the constitutional right to be wr g wrong. and what ronald reagan thinks or what oliver north thinks or what i think or what anyone else thinks makes not a whip if the american people say enough. there comes a point that the views of the american people have to be heard. >> the new hampshire senator didn't seek re-election in 1992. later saying "i can see the republican party gradually being taken over by movement conservatives and self-commissioned christian soldiers whose social agenda i found r
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Nov 21, 2012 3:00pm PST
the election. >>> plus, it's a smackdown. chris christie shows he's willing to work with president obama so he's the gop's public enemy number one. can christie take down rush limbaugh? >>> and i have a very, very special thanksgiving surprise at the end of the show. trust me, you will not want to miss this. you're watching "politicsnation" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multi-vitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has more of 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. >>> have you joined the "politicsnation" conversation on facebook yet? everyone is talking about today's turkey pardon at the white house. and it was nice to see the kids. a fun tradition. harry raises a good point. you mean the gop didn't filibuster this? and maryanne jokes, when the turkey said he pardoned a hurdle key, i thought they meant. "like" us to join the conversation that keeps going long after the show ends. i thou. "like" us to join the conversation that keeps going long after the s
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Nov 26, 2012 10:00am PST
of mexico enrique peno is coming to visit president obama at the white house. he gets inaugurated and vice president biden is going down to be part of that. i think that's what we're going to be talking about tomorrow. >> the fact that president obama said one of his big priorities in the second term was immigration. so clearly the president of mexico is going to want to see what he's willing to deliver. >> right. exactly. this is something that the current president of mexico, calderon, has been pushing for a long time as well. >> thanks so much, jonathan capehart. that does it for this edition of "andrea mitchell reports." next up is my colleague tamron hall. >> the senate returns to work at the top of the hour as debate over the fiscal cliff kicks into shall we say high gear. are republicans ready to ditch their decades-old plunge not to hike taxes? we'll all talk with peter de-faiz owe who was just quoted as saying we're betting off going off the cliff. >>> plus, republicans say they're preparing to put an immigration reform bill forward, but is it adequate? we'll talk with nbc's latin
CNN
Nov 25, 2012 4:00am PST
clinton, he wrote while news came hour behalf she touched down in the region, the sequence of events is the vivid reminder of the statute clinton has gained in the job. she's been obama's go-to gal in any crisis. she's been given international praise for much of her work over the last four years but with her departure looming how much will they have replacing her and what will that transition look like? >> i think it will be a difficult transition. you have so many dirchltd things going on. i don't think it's possible to fill hillary clinton's shoes. i don't think there's anyone in the current administration who can match her. i think what barack obama is doing is trying to find somebody who matches his philosophy and that right now is susan rise. >> and there's no chance that hillary clinton will stay on, right? she need as break. >> she need as break. there's something that might be looming four years down the road but we certainly know right now she's planning on leaving the white house. >> let me ask you about illinois congressman jesse jackson announcing his early retirement. th
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Nov 28, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> well, the other interesting thing that's going on is president obama is not sitting down with the principals. he did that one time but hasn't since. instead, he is going out to pennsylvania to speak to voters. he sees having meetings in his office with ceos and small business leaders. he is not really talking to the principals. and some people say and, ron, they're republicans, that the president should sit down and talk to the principals involved and get this thing done. >> well, i think that's coming. this is the type, the part of the negotiation where each side is taking out their approach and eventually you only have a few weeks left here until you go over a fiscal cliff. all the leaders including the president are going to have to end up being in the room. you know, republicans are going to go out on the campaign trail, too, with small business leaders to talk to small business owners to talk about the impact on them if tax rates do go up. i have to say, you know, the democrats have not had a balanced conversation so far. they've been hammering this -- the upper tax
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Nov 22, 2012 11:00pm EST
, as much as obama is characterized as a cool, kind of academic mind, he told me that the decision came down to his confidence in mcraven feeling and trusted that he had a lot of experience with this and reassured him that they could get in and get out. we all know the end story. it's interesting in the age, talking about information, in the white house busy weighing in the situation room whether or not to announce that they had killed bin laden that sunday night or wait until monday morning when they would get dna con confirmation because they could image the announcement of killing bin laden, but then turns out you have not. while debating this, as it happens, i was out in los angeles watching the sunday night baseball game between the phillies and the mets, and the crowd chants usa, usa, and the announcer comes on saying we understand the united states has killed osama bin laden, this, an hour and a half before the president walked out to announce it to the world. the notion they could somehow weigh the timing of releasing this information was crazy in today's day and age. what happens is
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Nov 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
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Nov 26, 2012 7:00pm PST
action. i think that could bring the whole thing down. we just don't know. the obama administration is going forward, saying this is an oversight, we'll set up these exchanges as usual and proceed. there will be a fight over that. i don't know how that will end up in the courts. >> greta: rick, ambassador rice will meet tomorrow with three u.s. senators, her biggest critics. why is she doing that. >> charm offense. the president has made it clear that he's confident in her leadership. they realize she has a problem in the senate. she may have gotten off to a serious wrong foot with the comments after the benghazi attack. she has to convince her critics. we're seeing mccain and others back down a little bit from the saber-rattling. >> greta: i think they're winding up to ask her questions. >> sen mccain said i'll do whatever it is to stop her. now he wants to hear her story. she has rough relationships with members of congress that predate this, and she has to wor work on that to be confirmable. >> greta: senator kerry wanted to be secretary of state. looks like he'll be passed over
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Nov 27, 2012 8:00am PST
broken down. president obama, fresh from his re-election victory and convinced he wields a mandate on this issue, is forsaking further negotiating sessions this week and is instead holding a variety of campaign-style events, meeting tomorrow with the ceos of larger firms as well as middle class taxpayers and then heading out on friday to the philadelphia area for a large rally. >> do you expect the president will sit down with leadership this week to discuss this and that he will take a leadership role in this fight? >> well, the president is taking a leadership role in this fight. the president already had the congressional leaders to the white house a little while back. we've already done, as you know, a trillion dollars in cuts as part of the budget control act. the president has additional cuts in the proposal he's presenting. he's got more health care cuts than simpson-bowles proposed. >> reporter: yet for all the chumminess of last week's session when there was talk of a blueprint being on the president's desk by now, republican leaders are looking askance at the chief execut
CNN
Nov 24, 2012 4:00pm PST
a quick break from the fiscal cliff conundrum. now it's time to hunker down and get back to business. >> reporter: after meeting with president obama before the thanksgiving holiday -- >> i want to welcome the congressional leadership here. >> reporter: -- congressional leaders expressed optimism to reaching a deal. >> we had a very constructive meeting with the president. to talk about america's fiscal problem. >> we have a corner stones of being able to work something out. >> reporter: staffers have been working behind the scenes to fine common ground. among the big sticking points how to bring in more tax revenue and reduce spending on programs like medicare. but it's not yet clear when lawmakers and the president will meet next. even if some progress is made this week a final deal could still be a long way off. >> we rarely see the hill and the white house make decisions early. they tend to do better when they have a deadline so i would be pleasantly surprised to see it, a deal emerge earlier than the end the year but we'll see. >>> as the fiscal cliff gets closer a few republica
CNN
Nov 28, 2012 8:00am PST
president obama to come here. no, the two will be sitting down here at the white house tomorrow having a private lunch in the private dining room. there will be no press coverage but we hope that perhaps there will abphoto. remember back on election night the president talked about looking forward to sitting down with governor romney to talk about ways to move the country forward. this after a very tough campaign where either during the debates or out there on the campaign trail each of the candidates have had very strong words about each other's vision for the country. the president was asked about when he would be meeting with mitt romney during his news conference following the election. he said that he looked forward to sitting down and meeting with him, said there are some good ideas, some things of his record that he would like to talk to him about. when he was pressed on that the president said that he thought that mitt romney did a good job in turning the olympics around and he thought that could apply to the federal government to make it more efficient, to make it more custome
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Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
. >> if you do that, you've just killed tax reform for a generation. why? how do you get the rates down if you don't have the deductions in credits. what obama is hoping to do is raise taxes spend the money, kill tax reform for individual. >> eliot: meanwhile, some democrats would rather see the country jump off the fiscal cliff than agree to cuts in social security or other social programs. telling nbc news the cliff was more like a gentle slope and there would be plenty of time next year to mitigate it's affects if the deal could not be made. >> this is not an one-day event. thechy does not go into the tank on january 1st or january 2nd 37 all of the tax changes would be for next year's taxes. not this year's taxes. you don't see that immediate impact. >> eliot: i'm joining joined by bernie sanders. welcome. >> thank you. >> eliot: do you think the hold has been broken. >> it does appear that is the case. after the election after poll after poll after poll some republicans are catching on to the idea that you can't get out of the deficit crisis just by cutting, cutting cutting and we all wil
FOX Business
Nov 27, 2012 7:00pm EST
rather than negotiate a compromise. president obama believing he won a mandate with 51% of the popular vote in last month's election. sitting down today with small business leaders at the white house meaning tomorrow with the ceos of larger firms and middle class taxpayers, and then a true campaign-style rally held in a toy factory on the outskirts of philadelphia friday where the president continues his christmas themed attacks against republicans and their positions. a meeting to hash out a deal with congressional leaders not on the president's schedule as of this moment. we'll take all of this up here tonight, and republicans taking action to resolve at least part of the illegal immigration dilemma, a strong moderate alternative to the democrats' dream act proposed, a dramatic republican pivot on the issue led by two outcoining republican senators who, today, introduced the achieve act. senator hitchenson of texas works on the legislation for almost a year, among our guests here tonight, and the republican party, some say it's in disarray after the presidential defeat. what's next f
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Nov 24, 2012 1:00pm PST
't have a direct involvement in it. and obama by strongly defending her at that press conference, he has boxed himself in. if he does nominate her, he is picking a fight with congress or if he backs down, if he doesn't nominate her he will look weak. >> heather: way tonight take a look at this. it was opinion piece by maureen dowd. rice should have realized when a gang showed up with mortars known as hotbed of sympathizers and islamic training camps... zbleelts that raises two good questions. why didn't she realize there had to be something more to this attack and as a result why didn't she look at the classified intel that she had access to? why wasn't her and not hillary out in front initially? >> hillary clinton was fairly quiet in the days after this. why wasn't hillary clinton up on capitol hill or on those sunday shows. there is lot. we still don't know a lot of answers. mike rogers has defended the intelligence community. there are a lot of questions ongoing investigations but it will be fascinating to see if obama goes forward and decides to nominate rice. >> there is a john mcca
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
this you have killed tax reform for a generation. how do you get the rates down if you don't have the deductions and credits. what obama is hoping to do is raids spend the money, kill tax reform for individuals. >>neil: what do you do, the house majority leader and others, talking increasingly about this as an option despite what you are saying, are you going to want to exact punishment on them in two years? >>guest: it is, there have been some folks whose pictures you put up there some of them have engaged in impure thoughts and they have not actually voted for a tax increase, be clear. cantor and speaker boehner have said they want revenues from economic growth. i want that. all americans should want that. if we were growing at reagan rates rather than obama rates with we have ten million people work asking more revenue in the coffer. let's get more rest now through growth. >>neil: does it trouble you that warren buffett disagrees with your notion this would inhibit investment in a column today he said only in grover norquist's imagination does such a response to exist? >>guest:
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 1:00pm PST
hope my friends at fox are sit down when they hear this, it could be a shock, president obama didn't invent trillion dollar deficits he inherited them. >>neil: i hope this doesn't come as a shock as my friend the illinois senator we are now knee-deep in trillions of dollars of more deficits. and larry sabato with simple advice, stop blaming and start fixing. you are saying both parties are to blame but the attack on fox notwithstanding, i am wondering, are democrats overplaying their hand? >>guest: they will have everplayed it if in the end it results in another deadlock and the same is true for republicans. we are at a special moment when we do have an opportunity to solve a lot of big problems simultaneously from the debt to entitlement growth, to the tax reform issue, tax loopholes there are a lot of things that could go into this and this is a very different situation from august of 2011 when we had the big deadlock of the debt ceiling. this after an election. if we can't solve the problems now, when are we going to solve them? >>neil: i am not encouraged by the smoke signals.
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
down to the nitty-gritty and aides and those chose to president obama, there's not been a lot of movement on the taxive of what to do. republicans don't want to touch that. democrats want that. they feel they have a mandate from the election. that is the issue we said is going to be the linchpin for the last three months. it continues to be there. there is no movement on that. and until there's movement on how to come up with that type of revenue, 250 and above, we're going to keep having the same conversation about ongoing negotiations, talking points from both sides. >> luke russert getting down to the nitty-gritty. stephanie, let's get down to the markets. they put our chances of going over the cliff at about 5%. so why is the market freaking out? >> you know the market always wants to be a bull but it doesn't matter what side of the aisle to sit on you. have to agree we're not working with an efficient government right now and we haven't in a very, very long time. and the market, if you remember, the day after the election dropped 300 points. that was the dow. fearing the
LINKTV
Nov 21, 2012 8:00am PST
quite those terms in the early 20th century. >> let's go back to president obama on sunday. >> there's no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders. we're fully supportive of israel's right to defend itself from missiles landing on people's homes and workplaces and potentially killing civilians. >> yousef munayyer and then james colbert respond to this. >> i think the problem again is the lack of context. what nation would accept being depopulated from their homes, being colonized, being besieged, being trapped, been bombarded? what nation would accept that and accept have no right to self-defense? there is no security for anybody when the idea of security is a zero sum game rid unfortunately, that is the thinking we have seen at of israel. as long as the palestinians are more insecure, the israelis will be more secure. but that is simply not the case. >> james colbert, what do you see as a solution? >> this solution to which specific issue are you referring? it is very important to note. >> what is happening right now, the bo
FOX Business
Nov 20, 2012 7:00pm EST
a likud to help mr. obama. isn't the new american economy limiting growth? million unemployed is that really our future? my guest six down with next. lou: six weeks we tours we hit the fiscal cliff the debt problems are of a if exacerbating problems of zero growth. joining us now executive chairman of bright part news , as steve bannon. how list by bart.com doing? >> excellent. we launched a new site right before andrew passed away with technology and new content almost 80,000 page views per month. we put content up everyday and these guys are on fire. lou: ben bernanke talking about a new normal that we would have a stubborn loss of skills, high unemployment , the zero growth, what is your reaction? >> they say this is the bernanke's side. look at chris or dirty but other money managers talk about historical growth rates of 4% that are baked into the obama budget are of the past. talk about the demographic wall, the low birthrate we will be less than 1% growth look at the economic crisis on top of a fiscal crisis. lou: the idea this country can sustain zero growth, high unemp
FOX Business
Nov 20, 2012 9:00pm EST
. a second term for president obama means tax increases are much more likely. gerri: thank you for breaking it down for us. happy thanksgiving. >> you as well. gerri: the fiscal cliff to be 41 days away, but thanksgiving is today's from now. they have not bought your rkey, you may want to get on that. if you remember how much was spent last year, it is about the same. the average cost of thankiving dinner will be just under $50. up $0.28 from last year. the reason for that increase, e price of a turkey more than 3% higher than last year. due to the drought in the midwest this summer increasing the price of turkey feed and will probably go even higher next year. if you a serving dinner rolls this year, they're up more than 1%hanks to a rise in wheat prices and a supply shortage a result. mainly because the drought did not really impact idaho. you cannot have thanksgiving nner without stuffing. the prepackaged cubes, almost 4% less this year. if you want with cream, that will save you the most thanks to falling dairy prices. may not be good for your waistline but at least it won't hurt your b
FOX Business
Nov 21, 2012 11:00am EST
continuing to take down for congress and president obama to make a deal to avoid going over the fiscal cliff. 40 days. our next guest says everyone should be preparing. no matter what changes are coming in 2013, well manager and president and founder joins me now. let's talk about this. i am sure many of your clients are coming in to you right now and saying we have got to do something, what we going to do? what do you tell them? >> absolutely. everybody wants to know what do we do and what is going to happen? if they don't come to an agreement we will all feel this. right there. [talking over each other] >> it is just a kleenex. the reality is when my clients come and i want to share with them a couple things we can control in our lives the coming weekend. taxes and that we are not going to control so let's look at the positives and control what we can control. if we have positives in the portfolio and gains i tell my clients to harvest those gains. if you doing many rebalance, some of my clients want to go on trips to italy, i am going to harvest that $10,000 and put it aside and a 15% on
FOX Business
Nov 21, 2012 4:00pm EST
is supposed to be down, getting around is no breeze. 150 flights already canceled out of o'hare. david: plus president obama issuing a pardon at the white house today. find out all about it next. lauren: looks like holiday travelers will be hitting some blocks this year instead of flying high. david: jeff is here with a look at the travel trends. we have already seen delays and cancellations gratis was weather-related? >> you always say it is o'hare, and it is in fact a pair. we cancellations and delays remain. we have had them in the hundreds today in o'hare. but i will tell you that it has not been chaotic. i am in the concourse of american airlines. air travel is down. the thanksgiving holiday, down about 2%. the airlines have eliminated flights that were not performing well for them. there were empty seats on flights that has meant an improvement in the bottom line. airline stocks, maybe we should've optima year ago. companies like jetblue, delta, united, southwest, all up on the year between 20 and 40%. they have done a better job of managing their business. they pursue the market share
MSNBC
Nov 25, 2012 9:00am PST
the workings of a grand compromise and everyone can walk away a winner by saying, look, we changed obama care, we're going to pay down the debt. who loses in that situation? certainly on the fringes people would say it's a bad deal but pretty much both parties could walk away and say we compromised and we fixed it. >> you want to write that up and send it up to the hill there? the other hot topic on "meet the press," the gaubenghazi attack t killed the ambassador chris stevens. >> susan rice is obligated to do more than look at a three-sentence unclassified or five-classified unclassified talking points. she had access to all of the sensitive top secret classified information and she knew that the story she was giving out was not entirely true. >> you know, that is still pretty harsh. do republicans have a political tenure on this? >> i'm not sure. you see a lot of republicans watching the sunday shows. they are being just as fervent as they were a few weeks ago. but if you look between the lines it seems that they are walking it back so i think there are going to be tough questions. this is
CSPAN
Nov 28, 2012 6:00am EST
are dealing with. that is essential. i hope my friends at fox are sitting down when they hear this. it may come as a shock. president obama did not event trillion dollar deficit. he inherited them. the day he took office, we were in a freefall. despite extraordinary steps needed to do with a great recession, the deficit has decreased every year for the last three years, from 10% of gdp in 2009 to 7% of gdp today. the source is not the democratic national committee, but a respective publication. it has fallen faster over the past three years than it has in any stretch since demobilization in world war ii. after that, the only time the deficit has fallen faster is when the economy relapsed. the article went on to say, if u.s. history offers any guide, we are already testing the speed limits of a fiscal consolidation that does not risk backfiring. that is the point i am making. let us be careful as we implement deficit reduction that we are sensitive to the recovery. we do not move too quickly. now comes the basics. i go back to simpson-bowles. i think they have it right. put everything on th
Current
Nov 26, 2012 9:00pm PST
they need to do something before the end of the year because president obama's bargaining strength is probably at a premium right now and would only go down a little bit if he has to wait until the next congress, because certainly republicans will get blamed for a lot of mess that ensues. >> eleanor the bargaining strength, the president's never been stronger. we know what he's like when he gets bargaining strength. why does he even have to bargain? why does he to have cut these entitlements? is there any feeling in washington right now that hey the president won he won a plurality of the electoral votes, by 4% in the popular vote, maybe don't touch medicaid these sacred cows as they're called. >> he campaigned oh on a balanced approach, and a balanced approach includes entitlement reduction. i think you've got some progressives who understand that if the medicare, medicaid isn't reigned in somehow that it will eat you the rest of the budget and there won't be any money left for the things that progressives want. i think he's got some bargaining power on the left, as well as on the
FOX Business
Nov 25, 2012 1:30am EST
even if they get a deal what president obama has in store in terms of taxes from bank of ameriobamaca the line, every survey. >> and what i think they're-- i think what you're all doing is talking down the eonomy, one. two, we're talking about top 2% back to what they were under the clinton rates. and it's wrong to say you haven't seen spending cuts coming from washington. a de in 1985 on grammar and hollands in 1987. >> julian, lian, i don't want to-- julian. >> and i don't want to get too far off the topic, we're not talking 1985 we're talking now. >> thank you. >> ben, the point is that i want to bring up with you. a lot of people don't realize the stock market crashed after the debt ceiling debate was signed after a deal was reached, then the market crashed. so, even coming up with some sort of deal, i don't know that you can fool the public anymore, can you fool the markets and public kicking the can down the road? >> let me make two respectful points, warren buffett is extremely good businessman says that higher taxes will not impact his decisio to expand or not expand his build
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Nov 25, 2012 9:00am PST
palestinian conflict are to be applauded, it's time for president obama to condemn him. early today i sat down with chris wallace for the inside scoop on his interview with the senator. >> as things heat up you had senator john mccain with you today to talk about mohammed morsi power grab. >> he's concerned. does the old saying it's not the first election, it's the second election. once people get into power, do they continue the democratic system or grab all the power. he's concerned it this could be a islamist coo. you have one who won in title election and issued decrease that give him unchecked power. now you have some of the same people, the young literal protesters, who took to the streets to topple mubarak, calling morsi the new egyptian pharaoh. he's concerned and says the obama administration, particularly president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton have to be much tougher than they've been. they've been almost silent so far, and come out strongly this week in condemning morsi's power grab and in effect threaten them with u.s. military aid, economic aid. a debt forgiveness
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 3:00pm PST
schools and businesses have shut down fearing violence. bret? >> bret: steve harrigan in cairo. thank you. more on this with the panel. president obama press secretary says the commander-in-chief will make a decision about afghanistan troop levels in coming weeks and months. national security correspondent jennifer griffin looks at the possibilities for next year and beyond. >> defense secretary leon panetta will hold a video teleconference tuesday with his top general in afghanistan, john allen. among the pressing issues, how many u.s. troops will they recommend the president keep in afghanistan next year and beyond 2014? the president and slice president campaign for the war to end. >> there is no reason why americans should die, when afghans are perfectly capable of defending their own country. >> we are leaving. we are leaving in 2014. period. >> the war is likely to drag on two more years. general allen is asked to keep 50,000 troop troops in afghanisn through next year's fighting season. >> the defense officials are floating the idea of keeping 10,000 troops including about 1,000 sp
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 12:00am PST
are not as urgent now. obama won allegedly, but the administration is still pushing to formalize the rules and nail down exactly when deadly force is justified. they are debating whether drones should be a last resort against imminent threat to our country or something else like in pakistan where they are deployed against militants whose main grudge is with pakistani authoritiesment the president has miss givings telling one interviewer, quote, there is a remotist to it that helps us think somehow we can solve vexing security problems. for more, let's go live to qet red eye"'s correspondent chip herrington. >> i don't know how he got his security credentials. are we going too far with drones or not far enough? >> you are solving vexing security problems which is a nice why the stuff, but how do you do uj judge, jury and the such. you turn them into lengthy decisions and how do we do this? and you missed your target half the time. it is a very difficult question. >> wait a minute. there are two minds on this and you appear to also be of two minds. >> i am at least three minds. >> i wanted you to com
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Nov 28, 2012 6:00am PST
the election. we don't know what they will sit down and talk b. at one point president obama did say that there were certain issues that he would reach out to mitt romney and discussion. whether it's a photo op sort of formality or whether there is substance to it and perhaps some sort of position, who knows. bill: i think he's been remarkably quiet since the election. martha: thanksgiving pictures. bill: one came out over the weekend too. with the exception of the one conference call where he was on there explaining how he thought the election turned out with some of his major donors, he has been pretty much out of the spotlight. that is going to change perhaps after the meeting this week and we will see that change. lunch date thursday at the white house. martha: we are not invited. bill: be there. martha: if we were we'd know what was happening. bill: the controversy over libya. this story based on what we heard yesterday and susan rice's trip to capitol hill, this issue is far from over. >> if anybody had been looking at the threats coming out of benghazi, libya, it would jump at
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 3:00pm PST
delivered a message of confidence. >> i'm real enthusiastic about president obama and what he's done. >> saying that tax breaks for the rich drive consumers lower down to spend is like saying you can jumpstart -- you can start your car by pouring gasoline on the hood. >> now, soon behind those speakers they'll be negotiating in the west wing. does this work? will this help the president at the negotiating table with the opposition, the republican leadership? >> the opposition responds only to strengths. so to the extent it boosts his numbers for his policy in the polls, it will help them. but i think so there's something else going on here. that is a bit of the blame game in advance. there's more pessimism now that they'll be able to work something out by the deadline. if we go off the fiscal cliff and all those good economic numbers turn south, the question is who's going to be blamed for this. a lot of what the president's doing now is making sure that he's not the one who's going to be blamed, that it will be the republicans. that, in turn, puts him in a better bargaining position
PBS
Nov 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
of climate change is gaining new attention. will it spur action? recently, we sat down with him and los angeles to hear why he is taking up this cause. >> of hollywood legend is one of the most vocal conservationists. he told me that an obama second term offers hope for the planet but his native southern california is not what used to be. >> i grew up in los angeles at a time and was a very beautiful city. it was just at the end of the second world war and there was spaces in between the communities. there was spaces and the spaces or green. the air was fresh and clean. all of which we took for granted. pavement and concrete and skyscrapers were being developed and the space in between began to get closed off by concrete and pavement and what came with it, bad air, more cars. >> you did not see that as progress? >> i did not. i saw it as loss. >> what impact do you think that sandy has had on the climate change conversation? >> in some cases, it started the conversation. in other cases, increased the conversation. it has put the deniers on the offensive. you see it bloomberg, gov. chris
CNBC
Nov 21, 2012 1:00pm EST
that comes from israel that says prime minister netanyahu a short while ago spoke with president barack obama and agreed to his recommendation to give the egypti egyptians a chance to stabilize the situation and calm it down. the israeli prime minister says, yes, in doing it, we are giving it a chance and that he accepted this by president obama's recommendation. so, yes, they're agreeing to it but doesn't sound like a great degree of confidence coming from the israelis. >> this doesn't sound like it takes invasion off the table? >> it does take invasion off the table for now. they said we are going to agree to this, that all parties, according to this deal brokered by egypt, are accepting it. but it sounds like the israelis are still in a wait-and-see mode and are saying, yes, we have accepted this cease-fire but it was the president of the united states who asked us to do it, therefore we will give it a chance. >> so he's wrapping it around the president's neck -- >> exactly. >> okay. thank you, richard, i know you're very busy in gaza. nbc news correspondent richard engel joining us on the
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
." just when we thought there was a fascination with the anointed one might be dying down, we're reminded of how obsessed left wing celebrities really are with president obama. listen to oscar-winning actor jamie foxx at soul train awards last night. >> first of all,. >>give an honor to god, and our! >> sean: here with reaction to that bizarre comment and much more, comedian paul mercurio, and radio talk show mary walter. you work why jon stewart -- >> he's not african american. >> sean: what does have to do with it? he worships obama. he worships him. >> i just do the warm-up. i'm a little monkey boy. that's all i am. let's get to it. okay, i understand how african americans, jamie foxx, could be very proud -- >> sean: lord and savior? >> let me get to it. they're proud of their heritage, proud obama is in the white house, and good for them. yes, it's over the top. he's not our savior. you don't need obamacare if you have -- if he's the savior, he should be able to cure us. >> sean: that's true. >> sean: he's like jesus, because like jesus obama gave gifts to the poor to curry favor. >>
CNBC
Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm EST
and exchange commission. mary shapiro is stepping down as head of the s.e.c. and president obama is designating commission member elise walter as her replacement. eamon javers is in washington with the details. >> reporter: this is a bit of a surprise announcement. a lot of other names had been speculated over the past couple of days here on who might succeed mary shapiro over at s.e.c. but the tap goes to elise walter today. she is a sitting s.e.c. commissioner now. that means that the president will not have to face a bruising confirmation battle up on capitol hill for her to take over as the chair of the s.e.c. what we're told is the president is likely to appoint somebody to fill out that term after elisse walter finishes up mary shapiro's term in 2014. we expect that the president will name somebody else to follow on after elisse walter. a little bit of complicated moving and shaking here but already the consideration in washington turning to mary shapiro's legacy. she took over at one of the darkest points in american financial history in january of 2009. the s.e.c. pointing out today tha
CNN
Nov 21, 2012 11:00am PST
'll hear from the white house about the conversation between president obama and israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu. settle down. settle. hey. hey. we gotta stay focused. you got one more game to go. you gotta keep that fire in the belly. coach rick's got something for you. [ all cheering ] deshawn! ♪ found out during halftime. [ all cheering ] [ male announcer ] the simple joy of making the grade. ♪ so i brought it to mike at meineke. we gave her car a free road handling check. i like free. free is good. my money. my choice. my meineke. >>> welcome back to our continuing coverage, just the top of this hour, cease-fire agreement went into effect, agreement by israel and hamas through egypt and eight days of deadly fighting. the agreement came after 24 people were seriously hurt today when a bomb exploded on a bus in tel aviv. i want to bring in jill dougherty at the white house. the president has been on the phone with israeli prime minister netanyahu and mohamed morsi. do we know the content of the discussions? what did he say? >> when it comes to netanyahu, of course, he ex
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